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College of Technology Open House and Career Expo

An event designed especially for students to explore and investigate technology programs at Pittsburg State University and career opportunities in our technological world.

This virtual multi-activity event provides opportunity for students (Grades 10-12, especially juniors and seniors)to see a wide variety of demonstrations, information sessions, and interact with students and faculty.

This virtual multi-activity event provides opportunity for students (Grades 10-12, especially juniors and seniors)to see a wide variety of demonstrations, information sessions, and interact with students and faculty.

Registration

Start registering now! Registration period is October 8 – November 10. Register early to access site beginning November 3.

Activities (1-3)

Activities are available for viewing November 3 – November 13, 2020.

Students will have 10 days to complete activities 1, 2, and 3 before moving on to the final activity, activity 4.

Teachers can use these activities as part of their curriculum. Check out sample activity.

Virtual Zoom Sessions (Activity 4)

After completing activities 1-3, the students will be ready to participate in the Virtual Zoom sessions on November 13. Schedule will be available soon!

About the open house

This virtual event will provide you and your students an opportunity to:

  • learn about 12+ undergraduate technology programs at PSU;
  • check out 278,000 sq. ft. Kansas Technology Center facilities and equipment;
  • gain unique program perspectives from PSU technology students and faculty;
  • investigate specialized technology programs and career opportunities;
  • view dozens of demos and information sessions in 14 different venues;
  • check out student organizations and scholarship opportunities;
  • complete online feedback sheet activities to document event participation;
  • participate in a live interactive ZOOM session on November 13, 2020; and
  • learn all about what Pitt State has to offer!

Agenda for Open House and Career Expo

(Activities 1, 2, and 3 Viewable November 3 - November 13)

Activity 1
Event Welcome, Overview and Instructions

Available November 3

Activity 2
Investigate – Program Demonstrations and Info Sessions

View brief Program Overview, Student Perspective, Lab(s) Overview/Tour, Demonstrations, Student Organization, Career Opportunities, plus Zoom Link and email address for more information for each of the following program areas.

Architectural Manufacturing Management and Technology (Wood Technology)

AMMT-Wood BST

Available November 3

Automotive Technology

Automotive repair

Available November 3

Automotive Service Technology (2-Year AAS)

Automotive repair

Available November 3

Construction
Management & Engineering

construction students

Available November 3

Electrical Technology (2-Year AAS)

Students on stairs in KTC

Available November 3

Environmental Safety Management

Safety Olympics

Available November 3

Interior Design

Interior Design Student

Available November 3

Graphics Communication, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Packaging Graphics, Graphics Management, Print Media, Web/Interactive Media

Available November 3

Electronics Engineering Technology

Electronics technical graduate

Available November 3

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Available November 3

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Available November 3

Technology & Engineering Education

Technology education student

Available November 3

Plastics Engineering Technology

plastics students

Available November 3

Communication: Media Production Emphasis (A&S)

plastics students

Available November 3

Activity 3
“Information Station” for Teachers, Counselors, Parents and Students

Available November 3

Attendees may learn about a variety career-related and academic topics.

Scholarship Opportunities for Technology Students

Military and ROTC Scholarship Opportunities

Completion [2+2] & Online Programs

Career Services and Careers in STEM

Pitt State Information

Special College of Technology Events

Activity 4
Interactive Zoom Sessions

Architectural Manufacturing Management & Technology

Presented by Prof. Charlie Phillips

Automotive Technology and Automotive Service

Presented by Dr. John Thompson

Electrical Technology (2 YR)

Presented by Prof. Ed Moore

Environmental Safety Management

Presented by Prof Brian Welch

Information Station

Scholarship Opportunities for Technology Students, Military and ROTC Scholarship Opportunities, Completion [2+2] & Online Programs, Career Services and Careers in STEM, Pitt State Information, Special College of Technology Events, and general admission questions.

Presented by Dr. John Iley, Josh Shay (ROTC), and Scott Donaldson (Admissions)

Technology & Engineering Education

Presented by Prof. Byron McKay

Graphics Communication & Emphases

Presented by Dr. Doug Younger

Electronics Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Clark Shaver

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Presented by Dr. David Miller

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Jacob Lehman

Plastics Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Dan Spielbusch

Communication-Media Production

Presented by Prof. Barth Cox

Information Station

Scholarship Opportunities for Technology Students, Military and ROTC Scholarship Opportunities, Completion [2+2] & Online Programs, Career Services and Careers in STEM, Pitt State Information, Special College of Technology Events, and general admission questions.

Presented by Dr. John Iley, Josh Shay (ROTC), and Scott Donaldson (Admissions)

Architectural Manufacturing Management & Technology

Presented by Prof. Charlie Phillips

Automotive Technology and Automotive Service

Presented by Prof. Randy Jones

Construction Management/ Construction Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. James Otter

Electrical Technology (2 YR)

Presented by Prof. Ed Moore

Environmental Safety Management

Presented by Prof. Brian Welch

Interior Design

Presented by Prof. Denise Bertoncino

Information Station

Scholarship Opportunities for Technology Students, Military and ROTC Scholarship Opportunities, Completion [2+2] & Online Programs, Career Services and Careers in STEM, Pitt State Information, Special College of Technology Events, and general admission questions.

Presented by Dr. John Iley, Josh Shay (ROTC), and Scott Donaldson (Admissions)

Technology & Engineering Education

Presented by Prof. Byron McKay

Graphics Communication & Emphases

Presented by Dr. Doug Younger

Electronics Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Randy Winzer

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Greg Murray

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Phil McNew

Plastics Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Rebeca Book

Communication-Media Production

Presented by Dr. Troy Comeau

Architectural Manufacturing Management & Technology

Presented by Prof. Charlie Phillips

Construction Management/ Construction Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Jim Otter

Environmental Safety Management

Presented by Prof. Brian Welch

Technology & Engineering Education

Presented by Assist. Prof. Byron McKay

Graphics Communication & Emphases

Presented by Dr. Doug Younger

Electronics Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Randy Winzer

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Presented by Dr. Dan Maxwell

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Presented by Dr. Russ Rosmait

Plastics Engineering Technology

Presented by Prof. Paul Herring

Communication-Media Production

Presented by Prof Barth Cox

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